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Homeland Securit & Emrg Mg (HSEM)

HSEM 1003 - Introduction to NIMS and NRF

This course introduces the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and he National Response Framework (NRF). Upon successful completion, students will demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents. Further, students will gain knowledge of the planning actions that support preparedness, the actions that support a national response, and the organizations employed in multiagency coordination. Priority will be given to those students seeking a Certificate of Proficiency in Homeland Security/Emergency Management.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Social Sciences

HSEM 1013 - Living in a Hazardous Environment

This course is an overview of the natural hazards present in our world including floods, earthquakes, tornadoes and others. Discussion and study center on the causes of such hazards and the role of emergency management systems when such disasters occur. Priority will be given to those students seeking a Certificate of Proficiency in Homeland Security/Emergency Management.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Social Sciences

HSEM 1043 - Principles and Practices of Emergency Management

This course focuses on the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of the emergency management profession and the principles that define effective practice. The starting points are current definitions of emergency management, the mission and vision of the profession, and the principles of emergency management. As part of the course requirements, students will be expected to complete certain EMI courses pertaining to relevant subject matter. Priority will be given to those students seeking a Certificate of Proficiency in Homeland Security/Emergency Management.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Social Sciences

HSEM 2033 - Citizen and Community Disaster Preparedness

This course focuses on developing awareness of the ways in which community-based preparedness programs strengthen the effectiveness of response efforts in the aftermath of a disaster. Topics include developing community resilience, assessing and mitigating potential hazards, and building relations among the various stakeholders in a community. Emphasis is placed on the examination of programs and partnerships that foster disaster preparedness with the general public and with special needs or high-risk populations. Priority will be given to those students seeking a Certificate of Proficiency in Homeland Security/Emergency Management.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Social Sciences